Students at Sherwood Park Elementary School are getting a nutritional head start to school, thanks to an innovative program led by Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) in partnership with Table Matters, Food Lens and Harvest Project. For roughly the past decade, Tsleil-Waututh Nation has offered a breakfast program for Tsleil-Waututh Nation children and has seen first hand… Read More
Vancouver Coastal Health, North Shore Population Health Program is offering small grants of about $1500 to community groups. Garden Applications. New this year: This year our focus is on building community capacity to implement the North Shore Food Charter. We will only fund a few garden initiatives as we want to broaden the types of projects funded…. Read More
On Nov. 25th, the EGP brought together ~ 40 municipal government staff from across the North Shore, to hear a panel speak on planning for sustainable food systems. The event was part of a two-year project funded by the Real Estate Foundation of BC, to support implementation of the North Shore Food Charter. Further details!
The 2014 Municipal elections are coming up on November 15th. Have your say and get out and vote! We’ve been doing a little work to help you learn more about the candidates and their views on urban agriculture and food security. The past few weeks, we sent out a survey to all the north shore 2014… Read More
Vancouver Coastal Health provides about $40,000 a year to further community food security on the North Shore and support Table Matters. “We stretch it a long way,” says Broughton. The network’s work is guided by a steering committee, comprised of local leaders involved in a variety of food securityfocused initiatives, and volunteers at large. Table… Read More
The North Shore Food Charter has been developed by the Table Matters Committee through public consultation. It has not yet been officially endorsed or passed by any municipality on the North Shore. This Charter outlines a vision and principles around an integrated food system for the North Shore. It articulates shared community principles related to… Read More
Proceedings of the Annual Forum, November 22nd 2012 Introduction Over the last 4 years, Table Matters, the food security network on the North Shore has held annual forums to engage stakeholders in moving the food system on the North Shore towards greater food security. The focus of the forum held in November 2012 aimed at… Read More
Table Matters Network: North Shore Food Charter and Food Policy Council In recent months and years, municipal councils have seen an increasing number of delegations and had requests from a range of community groups around food ranging from community gardens, to bees, to urban farms to municipal green waste. CNV Council has committed to developing… Read More